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With the Bank of Canada keeping interest rates steady at 0.50%, the Canadian real estate market shows few signs of slowing down. Today, we have identified some Canadian REITs that analysts expect will have the largest increases in cash for distribution to their unitholders. 75 more words

Small Cap Investing

How to go about Buying an Income Property

Some of us have thought about buying a second property as an investment, after all, the interest rate is so low at the moment, leaving money in the bank is safe, but you will not make much on interest income.   120 more words

Thunder Bay Trade Shows

Buy and Sell: These investors are taking a high-yield strategy to their portfolio

There’s been a lot of talk recently about impending weakness in the bond market as expectations climb for higher interest rates.

But investors should remember that corporate bonds have a bit of a different cadence than government bonds do, in part, because the latter usually have longer terms and tend to be solely an interest rate call. 728 more words

Buy & Sell

How Much Do I Need To Retire?

How much do I need to retire? Part 1 of a 3 part series

Are performance-based fees better for investors? New disclosure rules have firms experimenting

As new disclosure rules give Canadian investors a clearer picture of how much they pay in fees, some financial services firms have begun experimenting with alternative arrangements in which their paydays are more closely linked to how well — or poorly — their clients’ investments have performed. 1,007 more words


Canadian REITs are at risk to falling prices under a Trump Administration, analysts say

Canadian utility, telecom and REIT stocks are all vulnerable to price dips now that Donald Trump has been elected president of the U.S., a new report from RBC Capital Markets says. 636 more words


Echelon Wealth Partners names David Anderson as head of investment banking

David Anderson, a veteran investment banker, is the new head of investment banking at Echelon Wealth Partners Inc.

In his long career Anderson has worked at a number of independent firms and was most recently vice-chair of Dundee Securities where he spent the past 18 years. 222 more words

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